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LULING - The YMCA Adult Literacy Program will hold a training workshop on March 7 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the United Way Building located at 13207 River Rd. in Luling.

For more information or to register, call 985-785-6880, 985-479-8200 or email ymca41010@bellsouth.netRead More...
March 07, 2009 at 9:15 am
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Sheriff’s office offers range days

KILLONA - The St. Charles Sheriff’s Office will allow the general public to use the St. Charles Firing Range to shoot handguns on March 7 and 28.

The public will also get to use the facility on April 4 and 18, and May 2 and 16.

“We get mostly men, but women come also,” said Sgt. Ted Adams, who is in charge of the program.

Adams says he has received a lot of requests for the dates and expects a good turnout.

A required 30-minute safety briefing begins at 8 a.m. and noon on each day. Range hours will be 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and noon to 4 p.m.

Participants must bring targets, safety glasses, hearing protection, baseball-type cap and staple gun and staples.
Call Adams at 504-329-0689 with questions. Must be 18 years of age or older.
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March 07, 2009 at 9:15 am
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Farm Bureau holds annual pageant

ST. ROSE - The St. Charles Farm Bureau Queen, Teen Queen and Talent Contest will be held on Saturday, March 7 at 7 p.m. at the St. Rose American Legion Hall.

Registration forms are available at the bureau’s office located at 50 Wade St., Ste. 9 in Luling. Call Bonnie at 985-785-0002 for more information.
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March 07, 2009 at 9:14 am
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Frisco Fest 2009 begins March 7

GARYVILLE - San Francisco Plantation will host its 6th annual Frisco Fest: Spring Garden and Craft Festival on March 7 and 8 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Over 100 crafters and artists, delicious Creole and Cajun cuisine, live music, and kids activities are on the itinerary.

Saturday includes a bike race, a car show and the battle of the bands. Sunday includes two marathons and the cook-off competition.

For more information, call 1-888-322-1725 or visit www.SanFranciscoPlantation.org.Read More...
March 07, 2009 at 9:10 am
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Baseball team hosts adult dance

LULING - The Louisiana Heat baseball team will hold an adult dance on March 7 from 8 p.m. until midnight at the VFW Hall in Luling.

Finger food and soft drinks will be provided. Music by Local Option 2. Tickets are $20 per person.
For information or to purchase tickets, call Nina Ockman at 985-785-6192,
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March 07, 2009 at 9:10 am
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Make sense of economy at lesson

LAPLACE - The River Region Economic Development Initiative presents “What is Driving the Economy Down Now and How Can This Be Reversed” featuring Dr. Loren Scott and Cajun humorist Murray Conque on Thursday, March 5 at the St. John Community Center.

Networking with cash bar from 5:30 p.m. to 6:15 p.m., dinner at 6:30 p.m. followed by the program at 7 p.m.
Advance payment of $10 is required for admission. Tickets may be purchased at the St. Charles Department of Economic Development located at 15012 River Road in Hahnville.
Call 985-783-5140.
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March 05, 2009 at 10:52 am
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Camera Shootout 2009

“Shower Me with Kisses” by Donna Morgan is the February monthly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Donna.Read More...
March 05, 2009 at 10:16 am
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Camera Shootout 2009

“Alligator” by Charles Flowers got the most votes last week and is the Feb. 26 weekly winner in the St. Charles Herald-Guide’s Camera Shootout 2008 photo contest. Congratulations to Charles.Read More...
March 05, 2009 at 10:15 am
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St. Charles All-Stars take first place in Slidell tourney

The St. Charles All-Stars 8 and U girls tookfirst place in Slidell Invitational.Read More...
March 05, 2009 at 9:55 am
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The St. Charles Pride on fire in New Iberia’s ‘Tabasco Shootout’

The St Charles Pride soccer team won the "Tabasco Shootout" in New Iberia on Sunday March 1. The Pride dominated the Championship game 11-1.Read More...
March 05, 2009 at 9:52 am
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Hahnville offense keeps team alive in the playoffs

The Hahnville High School boys basketball team is one step closer to the 5A championship game after they nicked Westgate 71-70 in the regional round of the playoffs.Read More...
March 05, 2009 at 9:51 am
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Outdoor Report with Bruce McDonald

Last week, Pete Cassange called and we arranged a fishing trip on Wednesday afternoon. We met at Pier 90, on a warm 75-degree, cloudy day.Read More...
March 05, 2009 at 9:47 am
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Destrehan baseball reloads with 13 returning lettermen

Destrehan High School head baseball coach Marty Luquet will lead his team into the 2009 season with a large group of experienced pitchers and an outstanding defensive team.Read More...
March 05, 2009 at 9:37 am
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Martin

Edna A. Martin, 86, a native and resident of Des Allemands, died at 10:25 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009. Visitation was from 6 to 9 p.m. on Feb. 27 and from 8 a.m. at the Des Allemands Mennonite Church, with burial in the church cemetery.Read More...
March 05, 2009 at 9:34 am
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Leblanc

George P. LeBlanc passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 25, 2009 at 10:30 a.m. in Des Allemands. Beloved husband of the late Vera LeBlanc by first marriage and the late Ida LeBlanc by second marriage. Read More...
March 05, 2009 at 9:33 am
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Hymel

Catherine Ann Hymel entered into eternal rest with her heavenly father on Feb. 17, 2009 at the age 73. Catherine was a resident of Luling and a native of Breaux Bridge. Read More...
March 05, 2009 at 9:32 am
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Time was running out for Destrehan to come back in its Allstate Sugar Bowl National Prep Classic championship game against John Curtis, down 10 with less than four minutes remaining. And yet in the end, there was more than enough remaining for the Ladycats to turn up the heat and secure the win.